WISE18: Workshop on Information and Social Economics

Social & Information Sciences Laboratory (SISL)
California Institute of Technology

July 26-28, 2018



The workshop will feature the latest research on social and economic networks and their connection with information economics. Topics include, but are not limited to, learning in networks, social influence, strategic interaction in networks, peer effects, etc. There will be paper presentations and ample time for informal discussion and interaction.

This is the second instance of WISE; the first was WISE16, two years ago.

Organizing committee: Ben Golub (Harvard), Manuel Mueller-Frank (IESE), Omer Tamuz (Caltech). Administrative assistant: Letty Diaz. Email: Letty.diaz@caltech.edu.

1 Speakers

2 Schedule

Thursday, July 26th Friday, July 27th Saturday, July 28th
9:00 breakfast breakfast
9:30 Drew Fudenberg Matthew Jackson
10:30 break break
11:00 Itai Arieli Yakov Babichenko
11:30 Mohammad Akbarpour Ignacio Esponda Mira Frick
12:00 Aislinn Bohren lunch Ilan Lobel
12:30 lunch lunch
1:00 David Hirshleifer
1:30 Leeat Yariv Lones Smith Evan Sadler
2:00 Rann Smorodinsky Omer Tamuz
2:30 Ben Golub break Teddy Mekonnen
3:00 Luciano Pomatto Laura Doval
3:30 break Eduard Talamàs
4:00 Manuel Mueller-Frank Junjie Zhou
4:30 Mallesh Pai cocktail hour
6:00 conference dinner

3 Venue, accommodation and directions

The workshop will be held in Baxter Hall, room B125, on the Caltech campus in Pasadena, California.

4 Contact

Omer Tamuz: tamuz@caltech.edu.